Close call: 12 year old charged with shooting at transgender woman

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Orlando – A 12-year-old boy is charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot at a transgender woman near the Citrus Bowl.

The victim, Cheyenne West, is not hurt.

“I’m fine. I was walking along Church St. headed toward OBT and when I was close to OBT the young man came around the corner and said ‘I’m gonna kill you’ and started shooting and that’s when I started running,” West says. “He was chasing me and shooting at me.”

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Lesbian couple attacked at Six Flags in Massachusetts

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AGAWAM, Mass. (AP) – Police say two western Massachusetts women attacked a lesbian couple from Rhode Island whom they saw kissing at Six Flags New England.

The Republican of Springfield reports that 29-year-old Damarielys Mukhtar and 27-year-old Nikia Butt were charged with assault and a civil rights violation with injury in connection with the July 29 incident at the amusement park in Agawam. Mukhtar also was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon.

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Defense: Gay FAMU student’s death a contest, not hazing

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Defense attorneys for four Florida A&M band members charged in a drum major’s death said the state’s anti-hazing law is so vague that what happened on the band bus can be considered a contest, not hazing.

Fifteen former band members were charged with manslaughter and hazing in the November 2011 death of Robert Champion, of Decatur, Georgia. All but the four remaining defendants have had their cases settled.

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3 charged with beating gay couple are free on bail

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The three young adults charged with beating a gay couple during a night out on the town in Philadelphia have been released on bail.

KYW-TV reports that 24-year-old Philip Williams of Warminster, 24-year-old Kathryn Knott of Southampton and 26-year-old Kevin Harrigan of Warrington left the police department’s Central Detectives division at about 3:30 a.m. Sept. 25.

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Porn star charged in 2010 murder

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Fort Lauderdale – The Broward Sheriff’s Office announced on Aug. 8 that it has arrested the man allegedly responsible for murdering a South Florida businessman almost three years ago.

According to authorities, John Snavely killed Sam Del Brocco, 60, who had brought Snavely home for a likely sexual encounter.

Snavely performed in gay porn films as “Joshua Logan.”

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San Diego clerk pulls back from fight for Prop 8

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San Diego (AP) – San Diego’s county clerk, the man charged with issuing marriage licenses there and the most prominent public figure to move against gay marriage in California since its recent resumption, has withdrawn a legal bid to stop the practice, saying he was ceding the fight to a group that already has a similar challenge pending.

Ernest Dronenburg Jr. said in a statement Aug. 5 that he was withdrawing his request for the state Supreme Court to halt gay weddings because the sponsors of a 2008 ballot measure to ban same-sex marriage have filed a similar petition.

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